COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation's annual fundraising event - The CannonBall presented by ctms Travel - is set for Wednesday, February 17 at Nationwide Arena. The community-building bash benefits the Blue Jackets Foundation’s ongoing support of youth health and wellness in central Ohio.
This year’s theme of Modern American Bandstand will be showcased through stylized décor, specialty food and drinks offered in a strolling setting, and engaging entertainment that promises to surprise. In addition to interaction with Blue Jackets players, management and club personalities, the evening will also feature highlights of the organization’s ongoing community involvement and offer a preview of the foundation’s future efforts.
“The CannonBall gives us a fun way to share with our fans, community leaders, corporate and community partners the story of the Blue Jackets’ impact off the ice,” said Kathryn Dobbs, Columbus Blue Jackets Vice President of Community Relations/Executive Director, Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation. “This signature event, which will feature a new theme each year, is the fundraising foundation that enables us to advance our mission of supporting the health and wellness of kids in our community.”
The VIP reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by general admission at 7 p.m. Cocktail attire or attire befitting the Modern American Bandstand theme is the dress code for the evening.
Founded in 2000, the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation’s mission is to help central Ohio kids get healthy, play safely and stay active. As the charitable arm of the National Hockey League club, the Foundation leverages its unique resources – players, coaches, staff and fans – to partner with and invest in central Ohio charities. For more information on the Columbus Blue Jackets Foundation, visit www.BlueJacketsFoundation.org.
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